MS Black Women’s Roundtable encourages voter registration

Excerpt from WJTV–Leaders with the MS Black Women’s Roundtable hosted several sites across the state, including the campuses of Jackson State University(JSU) and Tougaloo College. Their voter registration tables for students included voter information.

They said it’s important for the youth to understand the importance of voter registration and that their votes matter.

Toni Johnson, Civic Engagement for MS Black Women’s Roundtable, said the organization will start a youth program called ‘Black Youth Vote.’ The youth are provided with training on the importance of voting and breaking down how voting connects to community solutions.

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